Third Trimester Sleep Quality Affects Metabolism in Male Offspring

The study found that male offspring of sleep-deprived mothers were more likely than the offspring of well-rested mothers to be overweight and suffer life-threatening metabolic disorders in mid-life. ... read more »

Dr. Amos' Pregnancy Book

Read Dr. Amos' eBook about pregnancy, fertility, trying to get pregnant, and the postpartum period. Everything you need to know! ... read more »

What if I Become Pregnant With Fibroids?

Fibroids result from the growth of genetically altered uterine cells. The cells divide over and over again until a rubbery mass forms. The mass can be small; undetectable during a normal pelvic exam. ... read more »

Third Trimester of Pregnancy: Doctor's Appointments and Tests

If you’re in your third trimester (weeks 28 through 40 weeks) you’re in the home stretch. Doctor visits with are coming up more frequently, and depending on how your pregnancy is progressing so far, you will either have them monthly or weekly. ... read more »

All About Pregnancy Spotting

Pregnancy spotting is common in pregnancy, but that make it any easier to accept. During different times in gestation, pregnancy spotting can occur and the cause will be dependent on several factors. ... read more »

Postpartum Hemorrhoids

As many as half of all pregnant women get hemorrhoids during pregnancy, particularly during the third trimester. If you have had hemorrhoids prior to getting pregnant, you are more likely to develop them during pregnancy. ... read more »

The Third Trimester from the Male Perspective

The home stretch. The last few innings. The calm before the storm 'or perhaps the storm before the hurricane. Yes, we're talking about the third trimester of pregnancy. This is the time you and your partner are making final preparations. ... read more »

Third Trimester of Pregnancy Guide

In the third trimester of the pregnancy, you and your baby are getting ready for the delivery, and you may notice some big changes. ... read more »

Third Trimester of Pregnancy and Your Relationship

Pregnancy is a thrilling and heartwarming time in the lives of couples. Unfortunately, you're not always on the same page mentally, physically or emotionally during this time - and that can sometimes be a source of friction. ... read more »

When Is a Biophysical Profile Recommended?

There are many things that could send you into a panic in your third trimester. As your due date approaches, you’ll worry about every meal you eat, every muscle you twist, and every position you lie in. ... read more »

Third Trimester of Pregnancy: What Happens With My Baby?

You're finally in your third trimester, and you're feeling it from headto toe. While you enjoyed the second trimester thoroughly, the thirdtrimester starts a whole crop of new physical and emotional changes. ... read more »

The Ins and Outs of Pregnancy Cramps

Pregnancy cramps can be scary for a pregnant woman. The cramps may be light and barely noticeable or strong and painful. They can signal a problem in pregnancy or be no cause for concern at all. ... read more »

LTB4 and 5-LO Levels in Pregnancy

Researchers from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology from the Qilu Hospital of Shandong University recently published a study on LTB4 and 5-LO levels throughout pregnancy. ... read more »

Cervical Dilation and Effacement

The cervical plug that developed at the beginning of pregnancy will fall out at the end of the third trimester. The cervix will then start preparing for birth, and this is known as cervical dilation and effacement. ... read more »

Third Trimester Micronutrients and Pregnancy Outcome

Vitamin and mineral intake during pregnancy is crucial to pregnancy and fetal health. Researchers from JSS University in India recently published a study revealing micronutrient levels in the third trimester of pregnancy on pregnancy outcome. ... read more »

Third Trimester Ultrasound Scan: Maternal Preferences

Based on a study in the journal Health Expectations, women desire a low-cost ultrasound that provides both clinical and non-clinical information, but they have no preference for who completed the ultrasound. ... read more »

How to Survive the 3rd Trimester of Pregnancy in 12 Steps

The 3rd trimester, the last 12 weeks of the pregnancy, is important because significant issues can arise during this time. ... read more »

Pregnancy Milestones to Look For in Each Trimester

The pregnancy trimester is like a goal each pregnant woman has. During each pregnancy trimester there are milestones women achieve in their pregnancy. ... read more »

What to Expect During the Trimesters of Pregnancy

Each of the trimesters of pregnancy brings new and exciting changes for baby and mom! ... read more »

Fetal Evaluation-Indications

What are the indications for fetal evaluation in the last trimester? ... read more »

Examples of a Twin Pregnancy Diet

A twin pregnancy diet requires very small, protein-rich meals eaten every two hours throughout the day. ... read more »

Sex and the Five Trimesters of Pregnancy

There are five distinct three-month periods trimesters associated with pregnancy and each one affects your sex life in distinctly different ways ... read more »

Third Trimester Checklist

The long months of pregnancy are ending. By the time the third trimester rolls around, the expecting woman will be showing with a nice sized baby bump and facing some difficult choices. ... read more »

Fetal Hiccupping in the Womb

The end of your pregnancy is finally approaching, and you are noticing every little change. If you feel small, rhythmic movements for an extended period of time, your baby is having hiccups. ... read more »

Getting There is Half the Battle of Labor

It’s finally the third trimester. You’ve made it through many weeks of aches and pains to reach this point, and now you are just counting down the hours until your bundle of joy finally arrives. ... read more »

Tests Done Later in Pregnancy

There are many common tests done later in pregnancy. One of the most discussed by pregnant women is the glucose tolerance test and fetal testing. ... read more »

Helping When the Time is Right

The help mom needs is not going to manifest until the latter stages of the pregnancy. Dad can, however, tell mom on a daily basis how beautiful she is and how she is going to be a great mother. These emotional boosts are the best way to give support as physical changes are happening to her body. ... read more »

Toxoplasmosis: Infection by Trimesters

During which trimester is infection worse? ... read more »

Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy (PUPPP)

What is Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy (PUPPP)? ... read more »